Lidwien Slothouwer-Van Schipstal

Completely at home on the cutting edge of international cooperation and sustainability. Lidwien enjoys connecting businesses and people. She thinks in terms of opportunities, has an eye for the needs of the others and works diligently – always based on clear frameworks. Lidwien also has a sharp eye and is quick to grasp new concepts. She enjoys the learning process that each project entails. Lidwien recharges by taking long walks in the countryside.

Susan Lijzenga

Susan is absolutely in her element as project manager and trainer at Reeleaf. She is a quintessential professional who radiates a great deal of positive energy and also has extensive knowledge of the issues regarding water, climate, nature and sustainability. Susan is keen on applying structure. Based on her motto that a good atmosphere guarantees good performance, Susan focuses on connecting people – to each other and to the common goal. Susan loves sports and exercise. Even her holidays are spent on a bike.

Harry van Gerven

Senior advisor with experience in the full range of EU-funded collaborations. Harry enjoys meticulously translating the theory of policy into the practice of a successful project. Curiosity, a sense of humour and a great deal of adaptability are the major features of how Harry works. Harry gets a lot of satisfaction and energy from collaborations in which trust plays a major role. For Harry, the fun part of working with EU funding is that you are constantly being introduced to new issues. Discovering how EU funding can help, remains a nice challenge for him.

Jacqueline Brouwer

Jacqueline has a wealth of experience in various EU programmes and knows Interreg inside out. In every project her main focus is activating and engaging all those involved. Jacqueline herself gets most enthusiastic about innovative projects that are technically complex and have a clear social component. In addition to her role as project leader, she is also a gifted facilitator who enjoys bringing diverse groups on board. Bringing a project together to go from policy to impact is what Jacqueline is all about.

Lien Mensaert

During her time at the Interreg 2 Seas programme secretariat, Lien discovered how fun and challenging it is to supervise a project from start to finish. She picked up the ball and now, as senior consultant, she enjoys putting her shoulders under the fine ambitions of our clients. Personal favourite: the moment when partnerships come into being. Characteristic: Lien is a walking diary and a keen observer. She loves yoga and is a real outdoors person. In the holidays, you will meet Lien with her family in the mountains.